You could hear the love in Rex Ryan's voice as the Jets head coach addressed the gathering at the team's Kickoff Luncheon on Wednesday before they boarded their buses and headed south for Cheesesteak City.
"We have one more preseason game, and it's a very important game," Ryan told the fans. "And obviously a lot of guys are going to showcase what they can do, and then we get down to our 53, that final number. All these guys right here, we have 75 guys, and there's a lot of Jets in this building, but only 53 are going to be chosen to play for our football team."
Which of those players in the Cipriani Wall Street hall will make it to the final 53 roster through tonight's final preseason game against the Eagles by Saturday night's final-cuts deadline and who will be among the 22 that have to be moved off the 75-man roster by then? Here is a preview of who's on the bubble by positions:
Six could be retained and nine are on the roster. With rookie
A good group of three. Can
Twelve on the current roster but only eight or nine will be on the 53. Is
Many cuts from this 13-man contingent, but who? Late arrival
Because of the situation at corner, most are in good shape, although will it come down to first-year man
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